Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okogie, has been appointed by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, as his senior special assistant on entertainment, arts and culture.
The 32-year-old actress’s appointment in her home state was announced with 62 others in a statement issued in Lokoja on Tuesday by the Secretary to the State Government ( SSG), Dr Folashade Ayoade.
The appointments take effect from April 1.
According to Ayoade, the rationale for the appointments was to “fill key positions with the right people and to broaden inclusiveness in governance by bringing people from more communities on board.”
The SSG further stated that the appointments were made to recognise and encourage outstanding contributions to the New Direction Agenda.
Congratulatiosn Mercy Johnson!